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Jack jessee and Darrell Ward are tied for the Dalton load count race, but Darrell's unexpected move leaves the Ace wondering if he's lost the title. Meanwhile, Alex Debogorski must contend ice shattering beneath his wheels when crossing the ocean with supplies for Tuktoyaktuk and Hugh and Rick return from the Winter Roads to a showdown with Polar Industries owner Mark Kohaykewich.moreless
While former load count champion, Ray Veilleux, returns to the Dalton in attempt to prove he still has what it takes, Jack Jessee and Darrell Ward must race against time to deliver the final load to Nuiqsut before the road is closed. On the Dempster, Alex must use an extra large trailer in order to haul all remaining supplies, but high winds in hurricane could spell disaster. In Manitoba, Rick and Hugh must put animosity aside and work together before the Winter Roads melt completely.moreless
In Canada, high winds Hurricane Alley on the Dempster have already ensured one truck ended up in the ditch and Alex is concerned about his cargo of deadly compressed gasses. Over on the Winter Roads, Rick wants to even the score Hugh ditched him on their previous run, with serious consequences. Meanwhile in Alaska, rivals Jack Jessee and Darrell Ward both aim to top the load count table, Austin risks his load and his life to help out a fellow driver, and Porkchop answers to Lane for his performance.moreless
In Canada, Hugh's friendship with Rick is under stress on the Winter Roads, whilst the Dempster is closed due to massive snowfall and the DOT is relying on Alex to deliver the machinery they need to re-open this vital lifeline. Meanwhile in Alaska, Austin and Darrell try to save time, but live to regret it and it's time for Porkcop's final test.moreless
Rick's return to the Manitoba Winter Roads doesn't go too smoothly, when he he crashes into a superintendent of the road. Meanwhile in Alaska, Jack's delivery involves Porkchop, but not the Dalton. Austin has his biggest challenge to date.
On the Dalton, Jack is nearly taken out by Atigun Pass, whilst rival Darrell Ward raises the stakes in his bid to become the new Haul road ace. Also, Austin gets another heavy haul and rookie Porkchop struggles to keep his successful streak of solo runs going. meanwhile on the Dempster, Alex must face Hurricane Alley during a complete whiteout.moreless
In Canada, Hugh has to ensure one of his rookie convoy doesn't break through the ice, while Alex is trusted with a million dollar load. Over on the Dalton, whilst the load count rivalry gets personal between haul road ace Jack Jessee and Darrell Ward, the Rocky Mountain log hauler, Austin and Porkchop tackle solo runs.moreless
While Alex has a time-sensitive haul to a remote mining operation, Hugh calls up some reinforcements to replace Rick. Meanwhile on the Dalton, Jack's presence spurs Austin Darrell to leave early in pursuit of the title of Haul Road Ace. Also, Austin battles with a 100-ton building and Porkchop gets an unexpected load.moreless
Alex sets off again along the Dempster, but this time in reverse. Meanwhile on the Dalton, there is a vacancy for a Haul Road Ace and everyone is vying for the title. The sheer cliffs on the way to a remote Alaskan village could be too much for Porkchop though, and Darrell has his own doubts after encountering a massive wreck. Austin joins the heavy haul team, but this could be his last big load.moreless
In Canada, Alex hauls an excavator that's over the safe weight limit across the Dempster, whilst on Manitoba's Winter Roads, Rick makes a discovery that could risk the rest of his season and his life. Meanwhile on the Dalton, Porkchop, Austin and Darrell compete for the load count lead, but nobody has seen Jack.moreless
Alex continues his race against the oncoming snow storm and Hugh and Rick's cement truck haul goes risks them ending up in jail. Meanwhile, in Alaska, Austin is given the biggest load of the season so far: an entire cabin, much to Jack Jessee's chagrin. Porkchop joins heavy-hauler Darrell Ward in a convoy.moreless
Keen to hang on to his load count lead, Darrell rises early, only to be thwarted by a wreck. While the DOT scrambles to reopen the Dalton, Austin wakes up on the north slope after ending up in a ditch and Jack wakes up in Coldfoot. Meanwhile, Porkchop is right back in Fairbanks, after being pulled off the road. Things aren't looking much better on the Dempster, the storm that recently ravaged the Dalton is headed for the Yukon. Alex races the weather to make it south and back before the road shuts down. Meanwhile in Manitoba, the warm condition of the winter roads have made driving nearly impossible for Hugh and Rick, with a load of two huge cement trucks.moreless
In Canada, Hugh and Rick haul water tanks to the remote community of St. Theresa Point, but must cross newly-formed ice. In Alaska, while Porkchop is summoned to see the boss, a huge storm hits the Dalton, causing problems for veterans and rookies alike.
Time is running out in Alaska to complete the oil rig move. Meanwhile in Canada, Alex is trapped between a river delta and a storm and Hugh and Hugh and Rick deliver their first load of the season to Winnipeg.
In Alaska, Jack tries to mentor an impatient Austin during the oil rig move, while Darrell and Porkchop find out if they passed their training runs. Meanwhile in Canada, Hugh and Rick search for missing trailers and Alex drives on the Arctic Ocean.
The 2012 dash for the cash again takes place in two locations. In Manitoba, Canada, veterans Alex Debogorski, Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm battle Yukon's Dempster Highway to deliver to the northernmost settlements. In Alaska, Haul-road Ace Jack Jessee returns with three rookies, Darrell Ward, Austin Wheeler and Ron Mangum. In this, the busiest season in Carlile's history, drivers will continue past Prudhoe Bay and on to the remote oil fields of the North Slope.moreless